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Best practices for public libraries in Alberta

Description

Presents best practices that can be adopted by public libraries in Alberta, in 10 areas of library service and operation: personnel, hours of opening, collections, information services, resource sharing, technology, facilities, accessibility, indigenous service, and school-housed public libraries. For each of these 10 categories, a brief overview of the issue is provided, along with: pertinent legislative requirements, best practices, support provided by the Public Library Services Branch, recommended supporting resources, and supporting documents such as templates.

Tags
best practices library collections library operation library services public libraries

Title and publication information

Alternative Title

Public library services - best practices

Extent

65 pages

Frequency

Once

Publisher / Creator Information

Publisher

Municipal Affairs

Place of Publication

Edmonton

Resource Dates

Date Created

2018-07-01

Date Added

2018-07-31T19:01:22.498262

Date Modified

2018-07-01

Date Issued

2018-07-01

Audience information

Identifiers

ISBN (pdf)

9780778592891

Usage / Licence

Contact

Contact Name

Alberta Municipal Affairs. Public Library Services Branch

Contact Email

libraries@gov.ab.ca

Contact Other

Phone: 780-427-4871